Obama Wants To Push Our Country's Power Grid Into The 21st Century

President Barack Obama has been pushing for more alternative energy initiatives during his time in the White House. He pledged to spend more on renewable energy research, attempted to get states to reduce carbon emissions, and even teamed up with perfect head of hair and Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau to curb greenhouse gas pollution. Thanks, Obama.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

1979 Revolution, Slip Away, and other apps of the week

Happy Sunday everyone! During seven days in which Apple revealed iOS 10 and Mac OS Sierra to the world, developers released some great new apps and updates into the App Store. From a great choose-your-own-adventure game set in 1979 Iran to a price comparison search app, here are our picks for apps of the week. 1979 […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Your Cat Can Grasp Some Basic Laws of Physics

Every doting cat owner will attest to the innate intelligence of their beloved pet, and now Japanese scientists say they have evidence that felines have a rudimentary grasp of cause and effect. They described their results in a new paper in Animal Cognition.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

How to install tvOS 10 beta without plugging into a Mac

Installing the latest tvOS betas on Apple TV is usually a pain in the ass, even when you’re not using shady channels to get developer access. Getting the betas often requires unplugging it from your TV and connecting it via USB to a Mac, but with tvOS 10 there’s finally a way to install using […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Stop Facebook From Following You Around the Web

As it often does, Facebook recently tweaked the way its advertising (and privacy) settings work, which means you now have extra options when it comes to stopping your social media activities from following you around the web. Here are the new and old settings you need to know about.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Week’s newest deals: Light up your video chats, drink smarter and more [Deals]

Straight off the deals boat, we’re checking out some cool and unique new stuff this week. These deals include unlimited cloud storage for your music to a cup that watches what you drink, a light for late-night Facetime calls, and more. Take a look: IPinator VPN 1-year/Lifetime Plan – Pay what you want This virtual […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Check out these great sketchnotes from Apple’s WWDC

There’s nothing more cryptic than someone else’s notes. Not so Scott McNally’s. McNally, a senior UI design consultant from Memphis, Tenn., created several great “sketchnotes” of the talks at Apple’s WWDC. Sketchnotes are a form of visual thinking that combine notes and sketches. They’re increasingly popular, inspiring an army of aficionados and books by noted […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac